Der Guardian hat die amerikanische „digitale Anthropologin“ danah boyd interviewt. Leider gibt’s das Interview nicht in Rohform, die Lektüre lohnt sich dennoch:
Boyd suggests that control remains, by and large, in the same places it always did.
„As a technologist, we all like ‚techno-utopia‘, this is the great democratiser,“ she says. „Sure, we’ve made creation and distribution more available to anyone, but at the same time we’ve made those things irrelevant. Now the commodity isn’t distribution, it’s attention – and guess what? Who gets attention is still sitting on a power law curve … we’re not actually democratising the whole system – we’re just shifting the way in which we discriminate.“